Hugo Palmer: Thoughts on my two Sunday runners at Windsor

Action at Windsor racecourse
Will Hugo's Sunday mission yield a win or two?
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Hugo sends a pair to Windsor on Sunday and you can read his exclusive thoughts on them here...

"Employer does take some riding, but he ran well under Louis Steward at Yarmouth; Louis is very tall for a flat jockey, and is able to wrap his legs around Employer and dig his heels in, which should be a help in keeping him straight."

Steward the man to steer Employer home

16:00 - Employer

Employer goes back to the scene of his finest hour at Windsor, and I very much hope he can get back on track. It all went wrong in blinkers last time, and that clearly wasn't the answer, for all he is a little bit wayward. He looked quirky when he won over course and distance on his return, but he did get the job done, so I'm hoping a return to this track will help. He does take some riding, but he ran well under Louis Steward at Yarmouth; Louis is very tall for a flat jockey, and is able to wrap his legs around Employer and dig his heels in, which should be a help in keeping him straight.

Will we witness a rare Landmark win?

17:05 - Dubai Landmark

Dubai Landmark has the ability to win a small race but has yet to do so, although he's keeping pretty moderate company in this 0-55 handicap. The remarkable thing about this race is that one of these low-grade animals, who have won just one race between them in 77 attempts, will be taking home a prize of £3,105, which compares to the £3,752 offered for the opening maiden at Newbury on Tuesday contested by some really well-bred fillies, and it does rile me that there can be so little difference in the prize-money for such races when there is such a big difference in class regarding the horses they cater for.

Dubai Landmark has earned £1,762 for finishing third a couple of times in a nine-race career to date, but he has a chance to triple his earnings here, and we would like to end his time with us with a win before he heads to the sales later in the month.

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